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The Big Red Barn


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This barn is so fun to knit! The red part of the barn is knit as one piece and seamed at the corners. Felt doors and windows are sewn on with embroidery floss. (I love layering materials!) The roof is knit separately and sewn on the top. There are detailed photo instructions in the pattern to walk you through all the steps! For a special, memorable gift knit up this cute red barn and give it to a new baby or young child...along with a farm themed book. The Big Red Barn knitting pattern is a tribute to the many fun farm themed children's books....especially "Big Red Barn" by Margaret Wise Brown. (The knitted barn is almost exactly the same height as the Big Red Barn board book.) SKILL LEVEL: Easy/Intermediate. This pattern is tutorial style and includes LOTS of photos with step-by-step instructions. YARN: I used Brown Sheep Lamb's Pride Worsted 'Red Hot Passion' for barn and Berroco Vintage 'Cracked Pepper' for roof. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY cast on stitches knit and purl confidently knit two stitches together sew up seams basic sewing skills for embroidery cast off stitches GAUGE 5 sts x 7 rows = 1" in stockinette stitch SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Finished size: approximately 5 1/2" tall x 4 1/2" wide x 5" deep SUGGESTED YARN 135 yards of Worsted weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Brown Sheep Lamb's Pride Worsted COLORWAY 'Red Hot Passion

Recommended with this pattern

  • 60 yards worsted weight yarn for roof
  • DMC embroidery floss
  • Felt for windows & doors

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Fifty Four Ten Studio
Fifty Four Ten Studio
I have been knitting since I was about 8 years old. My mother taught me to knit and my parents encouraged me to explore all kinds of arts & crafts activities by providing me with the materials that I needed to create. As a girl, I loved to sew (I spent hours using my mother’s sewing machine making clothes for my dolls), knit, draw and paint. In high school I spent all my extra time at school hanging out in the art room. In college I worked at a cute little yarn shop. Many years later...I started designing and publishing knitting patterns in November 2013...I love it! I love giving hand knit gifts to my friends and family. I love to see the smile on their faces when they open the gift I made for them. I hope that you enjoy using my knitting patterns to create special projects for your home, friends & family.